Lab Five - Lab Five: Circular Motion Purpose: In this...

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Lab Five: Circular Motion Purpose: In this experiment, our goal is to verify that centripetal acceleration and force are radially inward towards the center of the center of their circular trajectory. Also, our goal in this experiment to verify that centripetal acceleration is equal to v 2 /r and that centripetal force is equal to mv 2 /r. Data and Calculations: **For this lab, I was not able to be present because I was sick during the day of the lab (bronchitis). For this reason, the data used in my calculations was of the data that of Bryce Hediger, Owen Dennis, and Lisa Logel collected on 5 February 2008. Part One Radius of Motion 47.3 ± .05cm Curve Fit Parameter C for Centripetal Acceleration (a c ) 2.122 ± .0145 Curve Fit Parameter C for Theoretical Acceleration 2.114 ± .317 Part Two Mass of Pendulum 105.3 grams Radius of Motion 47.3 ± .05 cm Curve Fit Parameter for Centripetal Force .2288 Curve Fir Parameter for Mass x Acceleration .2260 Part One: - = 1r C x = xC x 100 Percent Error . - . =. . . = . % 1 473 meters 2 112 0022 00222 122 x 100 102 Error Part Two: Same equations, but this time, mass replaces 1, making 1 = .1053 kg. The Curve Fit this case as
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